IDHW Region 5
Last updated on Dec 25, 2020
  • Sliding Scale
  • County or local government funds
  • Community Services Block Grant
  • Medicare
  • Medicaid
  • Community Mental Health Center
  • State Financed Health Insurance plan

Contact Info

823 Harrison Street
Twin Falls, ID - 83301

T (208) 736-2177

Photos of IDHW Region 5

Sliding Scale

IDHW Region 5 operates under a sliding fee scale payment model. What this means to you is that IDHW Region 5 provides their services even to patients who cannot afford care (such as low-income or who people who need to self-pay). Patients will pay according to their income. Be prepared to provide information on your household income.

2022 Federal Sliding Fee Schedule based on Annual Income

Federal Poverty Guideline At or Below 100% 101% – 125% 126% – 150% 151% – 200% Above 200%
Family Size Nominal Fee ($10) Level 1 Charge $20 Level 2 Charge $30 Level 3 Charge $40 No Discount
1 $0 - $12,880 $12,881 - $16,100 $16,101 - $19,320 $19,321 - $25,760 $25,761+
2 $0 - $17,420 $17,421 - $21,775 $21,776 - $26,130 $26,131 - $34,840 $34,841+
3 $0 - $21,960 $21,961 - $27,450 $27,451- $32,940 $32,941- $43,920 $43,921+
4 $0 - $26,500 $26,501 - $33,125 $33,126 - $39,750 $39,751- $53,000 $53,001+
5 $0 - $31,040 $31,041 - $38,800 $38,801 - $46,560 $46,561 - $62,080 $62,081+
6 $0 - $35,580 $35,581 - $44,475 $44,476 - $53,370 $53,371 - $ 71,160 $71,161+
7 $0 - $40,120 $40,121 - $50,150 $50,151 - $60,180 $60,181 - $80,240 $80,241+
8 $0 - $44,660 $44,661 - $55,825 $55,826 - $66,990 $66,991 - $89,320 $89,321+

Community Mental Health Center

IDHW Region 5 is a certified Community Mental Health Center and therefore operates through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance.

County or Local Government Funds

Counties are often responsible for backing services like schools and hospitals. IDHW Region 5 receives funding from either the county or another local government. This means that mental health services for local residents might be offered for free or at a reduced rate. Call to find out.

Community Services Block Grant

The US Department of Health and Human Services offers funds in the form of Community Services Block Grants to all states. The purpose of these funds is to reduce poverty by helping low-income individuals and families find work, access education, obtain housing, and improve their health. IDHW Region 5 is a recipient of this grant. You may qualify for assistance provided you meet low-income eligibility requirements but you must apply by contacting the following office:

ID Department of Health & Welfare
Dave Jeppesen ( Director )
450 W. State Street, 9th Floor
P.O. Box 83720
Boise, ID - 83720-0036
Phone: 208 334-5500
Fax: 208 334-5817
www.Healthandwelfare.idaho.gov
ID Department of Health & Welfare
Hailey Smith ( Program Manager )
450 W. State Street, 2nd Floor
Boise, ID - 83720
Phone: 208-334-5733
Fax: 208-334-5817
Hailey.Smith@dhw.idaho.gov
www.Healthandwelfare.idaho.gov

Medicare

IDHW Region 5 accepts Medicare, a federal health insurance program for people age 65 and older and people with disabilities.

Medicare covers a wide range of mental health services.

Medicare Part A (Hospital Insurance) covers inpatient mental health care services you get in a hospital. Part A covers your room, meals, nursing care, and other related services and supplies.

Medicare Part B (Medical Insurance) helps cover mental health services that you would generally get outside of a hospital, including visits with a psychiatrist or other doctor, visits with a clinical psychologist or clinical social worker, and lab tests ordered by your doctor.

Medicare Part D (Prescription Drug ) helps cover drugs you may need to treat a mental health condition. Each Part D plan has its own list of covered drugs, known as formulary. Learn more about which plans cover various drugs.

If you get your Medicare benefits through a Medicare Advantage Plan (like an HMO or PPO) or other Medicare health plan, check your plan’s membership materials or call the plan for details about how to get your mental health benefits.

Medicaid

All state Medicaid programs provide some mental health services. IDHW Region 5 accepts Medicaid, a joint federal and state program that helps with medical costs for some people with low incomes and limited resources. Medicaid programs vary from state to state.

Community Mental Health Center

Community Mental Health Centers operate through federal and state funds made possible by the Community Mental Health Act. The purpose of these funds to make diagnosis and treatment available to low-income and indigent individuals. The services are either free or under a sliding-scale. These services are available to people of all ages who do not have health insurance. IDHW Region 5 is a certified Community Mental Health Center therefore offers services to those who might not be able to afford them.

State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

IDHW Region 5 receives State-financed health insurance plan other than Medicaid

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Office Hours

  • Monday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Tuesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Wednesday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Thursday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Friday 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • Saturday closed
  • Sunday closed